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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Charlie Eaton Duke University Press 2002 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power The progressive American student movement has proved itself one of our Charlie Eaton country’s most powerful political forces over the last seventy years. Although now...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 47–64.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Joel Westheimer Duke University Press 2002 Tenure Denied ANTI-UNIONISM AND ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM IN THE ACADEMY...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 205–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
...John Brenkman This essay revisits the “Prospectus” written by the author, Stanley Aronowitz, and Fredric Jameson for Social Text 's first issue and evaluates it with thirty years' hindsight. It focuses on the journal's position regarding Marxism and the then Soviet Union, and its—for the author...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of whether institutional mediations, like states and trade unions, have exhausted their potential to serve as agents of social change. In answering this question, the essay points to contemporary movement activity and recent developments in Latin American politics in which states have played a major role...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., adjunctifying professoriate, casualized instruction, knowledge factory, and the global university. As an interventionist journal of tendency, work published over the past thirty years has considered responses along intersecting organizational registers of the professional association, industrial union and party...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
... ulty members met at the offices of New York University president L. Jay and Laura Oliva to deliver petitions in support of unionized graduate assistants. Tanenbaum Twenty-five hundred students and 170 professors were urging the univer- sity to bargain with NYU’s Graduate Student Organizing...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Willis paign to unionize New York University’s graduate assistants had larger reverberations on campus: it churned up a wave of faculty debate and activism. While the students’ mobilization incited adjuncts to move ahead with their own unionization drive, the administration’s response...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the opening of an RSA production operation in South Africa, where actors were not yet unionized. In itself, this strategy was neither surprising nor new. Advertisers, like the leaders of other industries, were simply attempting to use the global economy to drive down labor costs. But what does it mean...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 81–84.
Published: 01 June 2023
... who took the unions to task and seemed to know better. I wish he had said more on this. In the book's introduction, his political upbringing is the central plot point and his point of departure for his own political analysis. He claims to make a clean break, but I think he never quite left the old...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
... barely paid employees min- imum wage; large chains, like Marriott and Hyatt, also turned into big- time union busters. Clinton’s “empowerment zones,” set up in 1993, merely continued the trend...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 117–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... The much debated recent efforts of the British academic unions, AUT (Association of University Teachers) and NATFHE (University and College Lecturers’ Union) now merged as the University and College Union, to back the broad-based...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
... , no. 50/51: 263 -69. Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions. 2000. Casual nation. December. www.cgeu.org . Damrosch, David. 1995 . We scholars:Changing the culture of the university . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Davis, Lennard J. 1995-96 . Dancing in the dark: A manifesto against...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... declined, most kids face dire consequences if they don’t acquire the skills needed in the world of immaterial labor. Not only are 75 percent assigned to working-class jobs, but in the absence of a shrinking pool of unionized industrial jobs...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 85–87.
Published: 01 June 2023
.... In 2002, the union negotiated the first contract with a private institution for graduate student employees in the history of US higher education. In the lead-up to that moment, deans and provosts, their souls full of dread at the idea of a graduate student union, had labeled the faculty conversation about...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of Musicians (AFM) succeeded in organizing, and securing a contract for, the part-time Jazz Program faculty in the Mannes College of Music at the New School University. Among the seventy adjunct teachers represented by the union were some venerable musicians from the world...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... was concerned, the causes and campaigns of the two world wars seemed to be paramount. From the Whig, and Union- ist, view of the British experience, Scottish history ended with the Treaty of Union in 1707, and so, in my state...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of the surveillance work harder while also undermining the federal employee unions’ institutional support of the workers.6 Before discussing the DHS solution to the labor problem, I consider in more detail The 9/11 Commission Report’s answers to the failures of surveillance work in the United States, which...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... workers’ movement. It later served as an anthem of the Soviet Union, but it has been translated into many lan- guages and sung around the world. It was banned in many parts of the world in the early years of the century; it was sung by Wobblies in the Lawrence textile strike...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 109–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
... semi-independence within the Union were not politi- cians or statesmen, but teachers, church ministers, lawyers, and, latterly, doctors, scientists, and dispassionate civil servants.9...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by sociopolitical relations. We may even posit that in the era of the European Union, with its political, economic, juridical, and institutional project of European integration and harmonization, this real abstraction of Europe is perhaps more real than ever before. Nonetheless, it remains deeply contradictory...